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How to place “offset loopcuts” next to each loopcut at the same time

I have divided a solid with a few loopcuts, but, after that, I need to place a couple of "offset loopcuts" for all loops (i.e., see the green lines I added). If I use the command "...
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How to use “Loop Cut” and prevent interruption / disconnection

I am in progress in creating a 3D object but I encounter difficulties. How to prevent interruption / disconnection when using the "Loop Cut" tool? Why here is not working? And here is ...
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Interactively even out edge loops [duplicate]

Is it possible to even out this edge loop by its adjacent loops: So it becomes: I know in this very simplified example I could just delete it and recreate the edge loop. But what I want is a more ...
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I am getting incomplete loops with broken faces/vertices

I am trying to Alt + RMB select a couple of loops but certain faces or their vertices don't get selected for some reason so the loop is left incomplete. Clicking Alt + RMB on them also does nothing. I ...
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How can I tell a For Loop to do something based on an object's custom property?

I have two spheres, both have a MATTYPE custom property, one has MATTYPE: A, and one has ...
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Join tool removes height of multiple objects

I am fairly new to Blender and I am struggling to join multiple ellipses with the Join tool in object mode. I am trying to model a hatchet handle however with multiple lofted ellipses. In order to ...
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Subdivision Surface causes distortions when extruding oder joining verts

I am fairly new to this and have a question as I always get distortions as soon as I try to extrude any verts of this cylindrical shaped part of the mesh or when I try to connect Verts of this part ...
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Why aren't my edge loops scaling from the center?

When I use Edge Loop Select and try scale the edge it doesn't seem to scale evenly. It is off center or large on one side than the other, even if the object is symmetrical. It looks as if the scale ...
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How to limit select edge loops on seam?

Basically select edge loops will result like this: Is there any way (or script) to limit the select loop on seam quickly? so the result should be like this: EDIT: Bellow is example selection what i ...
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Loop through a collection of bezierCircle [Python]

I have this code: ...
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iterate over edge indices list and remove the non unique pairs

I have generated some random points on the xy plane. I want to connect a spline to the closest pairs but not having more than 1 spline connected any one point. I have used the "Find Close Points&...
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Attaching edges with dissimilar vertex counts

I'm experimenting with adding modelling techniques, one being attaching edges that don't have the same vertex count (for example so I can model hands with more detail than the arms to which they ...
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Is there anyway to create/terminate objects on an array, or have a render border per object? Or anything to this effect?

I'm using an array on a curve to animate a section of chain. I need the chain links to appear at the start of the curve and disappear at the end. What is the optimal way to achieve this? Here are some ...
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Limit Location Constraint on Armature Breaks in a Loop Animation

I'm having a little issue with this rig I have set up. It's a pumpjack rig with a wheel on the other side. The gears are driven by a driver but that has no relation to the pump itself. The armature ...
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Loop through planes and do a center loop cut script

I am trying to write a simple script which should loop through the selected objects (all simple square planes) and do a loop cut operation in order to split the plane in half. EDIT: What I have runs, ...
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Change spacing between loop cuts

What is the best way to achieve loop cuts like this please:
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Why don't my edges bevel in the same direction?

I am working on a project to create a bed frame like the one pictured below. I figured the best way to do so would be some beveling. I was having trouble on the original object. I decided to show my ...
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How can I make my animation video repeat several times so it is a loop?

My animation video after the rendering is only 4 seconds long tho I want it to repeat several times so I can choose how many seconds the video should have. My animation video has 120 keyframes it took ...
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How to make looping circle animation?

Is there an easier way to make a circle looping around without animating its frame? That's means if it can automatically loop around using this circle
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Loopcut into many objects at once

Hey guys i am building a city and i want to make a loopcut into every single building from the bottom in the exact same point! Lets say i want every building to have a loopcut at 3 m from ground ...do ...
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Can you easily make an edge loop go through a triangle?

Is there any way to do something similar to Maya's insert edge loop tool, where the edge loop wraps around the triangle? (Using Ctrl + R makes the edge loop stop before the triangle)
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why N-Gons can subdivide some times and some times no?

as far as i know n-gons cant be subdivide by adding edge loop but i discover that some times it can be : i tried to make loop cut again but it doesn't done , i know it should good thing to cut Ngons ...
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Looping Repeatable Hotkey with Python

I've been studying this Dual Functionality question and trying to get something similar going, however for a slightly different need. I'm trying to create a hotkey that is repeatable, and cycles ...
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Fast way to create loops between existing verticies

I have this mesh I need to create loops between the selected vertices around the top of the part, keeping the spacing between the loops the same as the source vertices. I know how to do this 1 at a ...
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Script to help with edge loop deletion

I'm not new to Blender but I am new to the scripting aspect, so this isn't something I can throw together yet.. But I need this functionality to speed up my workflow. I would like to ask if the ...
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Edge loop realignment?

How do I realign these edge loops to evenly align around the bend?
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After adding loop cut bunch of ngons appears (cylinder)

Why is this happening? I never had problem like that before. Scale is applied. Its really small cylinder (about 0.5 cm radius and 64 parts)
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Dust vortex under helicopter

I have a helicopter model and I have it flying above a desert. It is stationary but with the blades moving over a desert with an ocean mod. How do I create a realistic dust and wind vortex on the ...
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a hole keeps forming in my object and i don't know hwo to remove it

I'm very new to blender and I'm learning how to model a chair with blender guru's tutorial. All seem fine til I realized there's a tiny hole when I apply the subdivider surface and I have no idea how ...
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Create a loop of falling objects

I'm trying to create a scene with marbles falling down on a plane, I want to loop this like a long gif to where it seams like infinite marbles falling. The problem I am having in getting it to loop ...
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Slide Edge Loop along Sphere's Edge

I am new to Blender. I am taking a class, and in the class the professor was demonstrating how one might start to model a Tie Fighter from Star Wars. So, using the reference images that he showed in ...
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Why can I not Loop Cut my plane? [duplicate]

Why can I not Loop Cut my plane? The yellow dots appear on the side... I just don't understand it. I guess it can only be really understood with the blend file, so I have uploaded it here: Thank you....
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How to create a custom shortcut for loop cut count?

I use a small Wacom tablet. So, I was wondering if it was possible to use those Express keys on the tablet to add or remove loop cuts after using the Ctrl+R shortcut to select loop cut.
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Seamless Noise Loop

I´m trying to seamlessly loop the Vector Noise Node in Animation Nodes to displace the vertices of an object. I was able to somewhat loop the time that is used for offsetting the noise. My biggest ...
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Can't add loopcuts to certain faces

I can't add loop cuts to these faces of my model: I know it may be an ngon therefore I tried to fill those holes but the loop cut still doesnt work. I've tried separate the selection from the mesh ...
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Replicate Curve Constraint on mesh objects that are following multiple paths using animation nodes

I am working in Animation Nodes. I have created a randomly curved "wiggly" Path across a surface. I have made a long thin Mesh object that follows the Path using a Curve Modifier, this ...
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What is the name of the vertex relax algorithm? “slide relax”

Is there a relax algorithm that would slide vertices from flat areas to sharp ones while maintaining the shape of the loop? If something like that exists, what is the name of such an addon or ...
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How to loop cut a hexagon into 8 parts [duplicate]

I'd like to cut a hexagonal cylinder into 8 parts. I don't understand why the cut isn't going all around it, but instead it is just on one face. Anyone know how to fix this?
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How to connect multiple edges?

I have created a bunch of edge loops on this object and would like to fill these edges while maintaining quads, Instead of pressing the F key to fill the space and have Ngons, how do I efficiently ...
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Bevel Clipping/Stopping Point?

Sometimes I bevel two edge loops right next to each other that will end up touching each other. This means that when I bevel them they will eventually meet, and they will have the potential to ...
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Can't use Knife Tool to cut across specific loop side

Trying to use the Knife tool to cut a box out of these 2 edge loops. Problem being, the knife doesn't add a single cut when LMB on top of them. It does, however, work when i do the same thing on the ...
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Why a new 'merged' mesh is created when adding multiple loop cuts?

I'm just introduced to loop cuts which add more vertices to the mesh but for me it seems to be creating a new 'merged' mesh. I have no clue why especially since I can account for all the the meshes in ...
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How can I turn this into a perfect cylinder

During modeling, I often find myself having this problem. How can I turn the following face loop into a perfect cylinder?
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Un-Subdivide Sapling Mesh - Or High Poly to Low Poly

I am ultimately trying to take a sapling tree mesh and create a low poly mesh out of it. So I am manually removing small branches and doing edge loop deletions by hand. Auto un-subdivide modifier does ...
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how to make a looped tree animation

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JRAxkJbHyj0gtSgTsOzVZ0HdNVD8b3Mm/view?usp=sharing I create a tree using the Mtree addon I put a skeleton on it to make animation using python I write the command bpy....
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What does the term “support loop” specifically mean?

I want to enter a 3d modelling contest of a game for the skin of a character and one of the guideline was to "Remember to keep support loops for joints in the same place." What does that ...
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Loop cuts create issues

When adding loop cuts to my mesh (supposed to become the hood of a car), this creates a little mound in the middle of it. Does anybody know how to avoid this? Thanks in advance :)
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How may I get a single stripe of color to flow along an object?

I'm toying around and trying to get a single red stripe to flow along the length of a cylinder. I'm trying to copy ideas from this tutorial, but I can't quite get it right. I made a gradient with ...
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Connect 4 vertices to create a square plane, that is a solid loop around

alt clicking an edge, highlights multiple edges, but not the ones I'm expecting. Is it possible to connect 4 vertices together so when I alt click, those 4 edges will be highlighted? Right now, the ...
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Making Multiple Loop Cuts

I have a cylinder that I want to make many loop cuts in so I can reshape it. (Loops cuts are around the perimeter, i.e. rings) I'm using Blender 2.8. Every tutorial tells me I can add a loop cut, ...